Resources | Juvenile Justice

Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing

Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing

This report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is intended to shed light on the origins of school policing as well as the real…

Policing America’s Schools: An Education Week Analysis– Which Students Are Arrested the Most?

Policing America’s Schools: An Education Week Analysis– Which Students Are Arrested the Most?

In the 2013-14 school year, nearly 70,000 students were arrested in a small share of America's public schools — about 8,000 schools. While every state…

The High Cost of Harsh Discipline and Disparate Impact

The High Cost of Harsh Discipline and Disparate Impact

This report carefully and conservatively quantifies the costs of suspension in two highly populated states, Florida and California, and for the nation.

Measuring Up: How to make sure your school complies with Massachusetts’ student discipline laws

Measuring Up: How to make sure your school complies with Massachusetts’ student discipline laws

This booklet has a lot of internet links that you can and should use to get your school’s disciplinary data, get connected to other families…

Denver Community Accountability Report Card 2016

Denver Community Accountability Report Card 2016

On April 2016 our member Padres y Jovenes Unidos released their 5th Annual Denver Community Accountability Report Card and awarded Denver Public Schools an…

Arresting Justice: Juvenile Arrests in Chicago 2013 & 2014 Report

Arresting Justice: Juvenile Arrests in Chicago 2013 & 2014 Report

On November 2015 Dignity in Schools Campaign member Project Nia released the third edition of their Arresting Justice report on juvenile arrest in Chicago. Key…

Breaking Schools’ Rules: A Statewide Study on How School Discipline Relates to Students’ Success and Juvenile Justice Involvement

Breaking Schools’ Rules: A Statewide Study on How School Discipline Relates to Students’ Success and Juvenile Justice Involvement

The CSG Justice Center, in partnership with the Public Policy Research Institute at Texas A&M University, released a statewide study of nearly 1 million Texas…